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How to Install a Sump Pump

sump pump

Once you have your new sump pump, now it is time to install it. Most anyone can install a sump pump in their home as long as there is already a sump basin in the basement or crawlspace. All it takes is about 30 minutes and a few basic tools, including:

  • Pre-installed sump basin
  • Pre-installed dedicated 15-amp outlet
  • Sump pump
  • Hacksaw
  • PVC pipe
  • PVC glue
  • Electricians' tape or zip ties
  • Drill with 1/8" (2mm) drill bit
  • Screwdriver and other hand tools

Read the owner's manual for your particular sump pump make and model for more information.

To install a sump pump, follow these steps:

Cut the Power

If you have an existing sump pump, make sure the electricity to the pump is disconnected prior to doing any work.

Drill the Relief Hole

Drill a 1/8" (2mm) relief hole in the discharge pipe 1" (25mm) above where the pipe attaches to the pump flange. This is to prevent air from getting trapped inside the pipes and extends the life of the pump's motor.

Place Pump Inside Basin

Make sure the sump basin is clean and clear of any debris before placing the sump pump inside the basin. Make sure there is a solid, level base on which to set the pump such as bricks or a cement block. In addition, make sure none of the pump components come into contact with the side of the basin, especially the float switch. This will prevent debris such as dirt, mud, or pebbles from getting drawn into the pump while in use and will prolong the life of your pump.

Connect Pump to Drains

Connect the pump discharge into the sump drainage system using PVC pipe and a check valve (one-way, no return valve) to limit backflow water from entering into the basin.

Connect to a Power Supply and Test the Pump

Either tape or zip-tie the pump cord to the discharge pipe. Then connect the sump pump to the power supply and run water into the sump basin to test it. Fill the water up to the level that would normally activate the pump.

To prevent overheating and motor failure, never run the pump without water.